Originally Posted by The_Kapn
I trim the "fat cap" off totally.
Keeps it simple.
Butts have so much internal fat, they cook up just fine without the fat cap.
And, rub don't stick to fat--so I get killer bark all around.
Fact is, I trim out some of the major internal fat areas for even more bark.
Judges like it, and so do I.
Works for me.
Your mileage may vary.
Yes I agree....on a butt the fat cap is useless....IMO. And my butts are juicy. And Barky!
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